Looking for ways to use up all the leftover turkey from Thanksgiving or Christmas? These delicious recipes will make holiday leftovers taste so amazing, everyone will want seconds.
If you're looking for something healthy and tasty with this leftover meat, you'll love this bone broth and delicious chili.
This easy turkey à la king is a great way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers. This creamy sauce is filled with meat and veggies, and has a great flavor from all the spices. Make it on the stovetop or in the crockpot, and your kids will be asking for seconds!
This creamy stroganoff is an easy skillet meal that's ready to eat in under an hour. Use up both meat and gravy from Thanksgiving in this winning dinner.
Waldorf salad is a healthy salad packed with apples, grapes, walnuts, and dried cranberries. This classic dish has a simple mayo dressing, and tastes great as a light meal or in a sandwich.
Curl up with a bowl of our copycat Panera turkey chili. This hearty, healthy chili has the perfect blend of spices and is packed with tender beans, and vegetables. Use ground or shredded meat in this recipe.
This crockpot broth is made with the leftover bones. This flavorful homemade broth will greatly improve the taste of your soups, gravies, and rice dishes. You can also enjoy the health benefits of sipping on delicious warm bone broth.
These pasties are a savory comfort food that uses leftover meat and gravy in a creative way. Use buttery puff pastry, fresh cranberries, and healthy veggies to make these beautiful baked hand pies.
These mini pies are a delicious way to use up a variety of Thanksgiving leftovers, including stuffing and cranberry sauce. This simple comfort food is perfect for dinner tonight!
Sandwiches, tetrazinni, soup, turkey a la king, and tacos/nachos are some of the most popular ways to enjoy the leftover Thanksgiving bird. This roundup has even more delicious ideas to inspire you!
It will keep in the fridge for up to 3-4 days. Make sure to keep it well sealed so it doesn't absorb odors from other foods and to prevent it drying out.
Serve dried out white meat with a generous helping of gravy, or use it in new dishes like stroganoff. If the white meat is really dried out, focus on the dark meat; it's naturally more moist and flavorful.
Yes, you can freeze leftovers in an airtight container or zip-top freezer bag for up to 3 months. Before freezing, take the meat off the bones, shred the dark meat, and make sure the breast meat is sliced.
Did you try one of these recipes in the past? Do you have a favorite recipe that uses leftover Thanksgiving meat? Let me know in the comments!
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